Who's who: Minea Blomqvist

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Who's who: Minea Blomqvist

  • Name:

    Minea "Minni" Blomqvist
  • Country:

    Finland
  • Born:

    March 15, 1985 in Espoo, nr Helsinki, Finland.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2003

Roll of Honour

Ladies European Tour winner. Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year (2004).

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Blomqvist turned professional in late-2003 and didn't have to wait long to claim her first victory. In only her second event, she won the 2004 edition of the Pam Golding Ladies International on the Nedbank Women's Golf Tour in South Africa.

Top tournaments won by Minea Blomqvist

2008
Europe
202 (-11)
€30,000
Finnair

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Blomqvist, Minea

Score

202 (-11)

Prize money

€30,000

Title sponsor

Finnair

Played as the Finnair Masters (Aug 29-31). Second-placed Ursula Wikstrom (Fin) finished 1 shot behind home country winner Blomqvist (Fin). [Helsinki GC, Tali, Helsinki, Finland].

2004
Europe
Old Lake GC
199 (-14)
€24,750
OTP Bank

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Blomqvist, Minea

Venue

Old Lake GC

Score

199 (-14)

Prize money

€24,750

Title sponsor

OTP Bank

Played as the inaugural OTP Bank Ladies Central European Open (July 16-18). Second-placed Emma Zachrisson (Swe) and Gina Scott (NZ) finished 4 shots behind first-time Ladies European Tour winner Blomqvist (Fin). [Old Lake GC, Tata, Hungary].

2004
Awards
401.53 pts
€105,020
LET

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Blomqvist, Minea

Venue

Score

401.53 pts

Prize money

€105,020

Title sponsor

LET

Blomqvist (Fin) won the LET 2004 Ryder Cup Wales Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. 19 year-old Blomqvist finished seventh on the Tour's (points-based) Order of Merit, and had winnings of €105,020 during the season.

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